Ariana Grande (born Ariana Grande-Butera, 26.06.1993)
Ariana Grande is an American actress and pop singer best known for her role in the Nickelodeon sitcom 'Victorious'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Ariana Grande has a net worth of 12 million USD.
Childhood: Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. As a child, Grande performed onstage at Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre, first in 'Annie', and later in 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Beauty and the Beast'. When she was eight-years-old, Grande performed at the karaoke lounge on a cruise ship, and later studied at North Broward Preparatory School. Grande made her television debut singing 'The Star-Spangled Banner' for the Florida Panthers. She received management at the age of thirteen, and expressed a desire to record an R&B album when she turned fourteen.
Career: In 2008, Ariana Grande landed a role in the Broadway musical '13', winning a National Youth Theatre Association Award. This was followed by the role of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'. She worked on the show until 2013, when the series finished, but reprised the role on 'Sam & Cat', alongside Jennette McCurdy. On 30th August 2013, Ariana Grande released her debut studio album, 'Yours Truly', to strong critical praise. The album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 list, as well as opening in the top ten for most countries worldwide. On 13th December 2013, Grande released a Christmas EP entitled 'Christmas Kisses'. The EP featured four tracks and performed moderately well. After being named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year', Grande released her second studio album, 'My Everything', on 22nd August 2014. The album received only moderate reviews, with critics calling it "bland". At the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, Grande performed onstage with Nicky Minaj and Jessie J, revealing their collaborative single 'Bang Bang'. The song went on to be the third most downloaded song on release in 2014.
Personal life: Between August 2012 and July 2013, Grande dated Jai Brooks from The Janoskians. The couple confirmed that they had gotten back together on 1st May, 2014, however they split up a second time three months later. On 13th October, 2014, Grande revealed that she was dating rapper Big Sean.
The 23 year old pop hitmaker is to be a playable character in the free mobile game.
Pop singer Ariana Grande has revealed that she’s going to be featuring in the new Final Fantasy computer game Brave Exvius as a playable character.
The 23 year old American star will be a new unlockable character in the RPG game, released worldwide back on June 29th this year as a free mobile game.
Grande’s character, named DW, features in her iconic black latex bunny costume, the same image she’s been cultivating on her recent album Dangerous Woman. Moves she’ll be to perform include singing into a microphone and casting spells, and she gave fans a preview of what her avator looks like via Instagram on January 1st, according to Complex.
The singer says she felt ‘sick and objectified’ after the incident.
Ariana Grande has shared the story of a not too pleasant fan encounter she had while out with boyfriend rapper Mac Miller.
Writing on Twitter, the singer described being out getting food with Miller, when they were approached by an excited, young male fan.
Ariana Grande felt ‘sick and objectified’ after a recent fan encounter
Continue reading: Ariana Grande Slams Male Fan Who Made Her Feel 'Like A Piece Of Meat'
Carey famously once declared she didn't know Jennifer Lopez.
The superstar has never been able to live down that time she said she ‘I don’t know her’ when asked about Jennifer Lopez and during an appearance on 'Watch What Happens Live' on Sunday, we got to find out who else Mariah doesn't know.
Continue reading: Mariah Carey Doesn't Know Demi Lovato Or Ariana Grande Either
Nicki Minaj works up a sweat with her new pal.
Ariana Grande was joined by rap queen Nicki Minaj in a gym-based performance of the former's newest track 'Side to Side' at the 2016 MTV VMAs on Sunday (August 28th 2016), where they did a choreographed SoulCycle routine which turns out to have been a teaser for the brand new video.
Ariana Grande unveils 'Side By Side' video
The performance featured Minaj in curve-hugging pink Latex, muscular backing singers with dumbbells and scantily clad dancers on exercise bikes. Meanwhile, the Hannah Lux-directed new video had much of the same thing complete with sexy sauna and shower scenes and Ariana Grande in various outfits from a white sports bra and a shocking pink leotard to a PVC trenchcoat and Guess sportswear. As part of the single and video release, Grande has collaborated with Guess to release a range of gym-wear inspired by the video itself.
More: Ariana Grande's brother Frankie on 'Celebrity Big Brother'
The single is from her third album 'Dangerous Woman', which she released back in May reaching number one in the UK Album Charts. The album also features the singles 'Focus' and 'Into You', as well as the title track. She'll be promoting the release with a tour later this year, details of which are yet to be announced.
It's the first time Ariana Grande has teamed alongside Nicki Minaj, but the latter has been making a lot of guest appearances this year. She joined Bebe Rexha on 'No Broken Hearts', DJ Mustard and Jeremih on 'Don't Hurt Me' and DJ Khaled on 'Do You Mind'.
Meanwhile, aside from promoting 'Dangerous Woman', Ariana has been launching various business ventures this year. Debuting her Mac Cosmestics collection, releasing her second fragrance 'Frankie by Ariana Grande' and unveiling her first fashion line with Lipsy London. This year she also hosted 'Saturday Night Live', appeared in 'Zoolander 2' and signed on to star as Penny in 'Hairspray Live!' on NBC.
Frankie was overcome by emotion after receiving the special message from his superstar sister.
‘Celebrity Big Brother’ contestant Frankie Grande got a special surprise inside the house on Friday, when he received a video message from his famous sister Ariana Grande. Frankie is entering his final week in the house and is now one of just eight contestants battling to be this series' winner.
Grande managed to knock Drake off the top spot after two weeks at number one.
Ariana Grande has landed her first ever UK number one album, with her third studio offering, Dangerous Woman. The US singer managed to knock Canadian rapper Drake off the top spot, after he returned to number one for a second time last week with Views.
Ariana Grande has scored her first UK number one album.
But it was a close race, as Dangerous Woman beat Views by just 600 combined chart sales, according to the Official Charts company. The album sees Grande collaborate with artists including Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Macy Gray.
Continue reading: 'Dangerous Woman' Ariana Grande Scores First UK Number One Album
Derek, Hansel and some other familiar faces are back in Zoolander 2! After offering their services to 'The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good and Wanna Learn to Do Other Stuff Good Too' Derek and Hansel find themselves pining for a time when they were the biggest names in fashion. Only a few years might've past but the fashion industry is a very different place and one that's left them FAR behind.
When an Interpol agent finds a unique pattern to a series of deaths - some of the world's most beautiful people - she knows that Derek Zoolander is the only one who can help catch the killer. Pop stars including Demi Lovato and Lenny Kravitz have all been found dead with a certain look alluding to Blue Steel on their face.
Zoolander 2 is the follow up to the 2001 film and it once again sees Stiller team up with Owen Wilson and Will Ferrell. The film was written by Ben Stiller and Justin Theroux and will be released in cinemas from February 2016.
The 17-year-old has responded after being criticised on Instagram for posting the bikini picture.
Ariel Winter has spoken out against the body shamers who sent her a barrage of negative comments after she posted a picture of herself wearing a bikini on Instagram. The 17-year-old hit back at those who claimed she was “asking for it”, by sharing the image, in which she was seen posing beside her two young nieces.
The song is the first single from upcoming album 'Moonlight'.
Ariana Grande has gone for the ethereal pastel goddess look with her stunningly vibrant latest video 'Focus'; the very first single from her upcoming third album 'Moonlight' released today (October 30th 2015) through Republic Records.
Ariana Grande wants you to 'Focus' on her
It's difficult to 'Focus' on anything else as Grande drops some provocative moves in a pair of super heels and a matching blue sparkly crop top and skirt - as well as a range of other scanty outfits. Her hair appears to go from lilac to pale blue and she's opted for the Kylie Jenner-esque over-lined lips for extra poutability. There's even been suggestions that she looks like a popstar version of 'Game Of Thrones' character Daenerys Targaryen.
It was a night filled with big name duets at the annual Global Citizen Fest.
Ed Sheeran must have felt like he was dreaming on Saturday night, when he got to join Beyonce onstage at the 2015 Global Citizen Festival for a duet of her hit song ‘Drunk in Love’. Sheeran frequently covers the track but this was the first time he had performed his stripped down acoustic version with Queen Bey herself.
Ed Sheeran joined Beyonce at this year’s Global Citizen Fest.
Beyonce brought out Sheeran mid-way through her set which had already included Destiny’s Child classics and a remix of ‘Crazy in Love’. But the New York crowd went wild for the Sheeran duet, which was a highlight of the already star studded festival.
Date of birth
26th June, 1993
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